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On FRIDAY (the 7th) Firehouse 13 hosts a big screamo lineup featuring A FAYLENE SKY, THE BUNNY THE BEAR, SURROUNDED BY MONSTERS, SCRIPTURES, and many more; tix are $12 at the door and the show starts at 6 pm, call 401.270.1801.
Game, set, match
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 07, 2012

New stuff from Boo City, Route .44

Fête Lounge is the place to be FRIDAY (the 9th) for a solid lineup featuring THE INVISIBLE HOURS (CD release) with BROADCASTER , THE DIGS , and the mighty GERTRUDE ATHERTON ; $7 cover at the door, call 401.383.1113.
Celebrate!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  November 09, 2012

Halloween fun and more!

How's your FRIDAY (the 26th) shaping up? Head downtown and start it off with a sonic boom.
Monster mash
By CHRIS CONTI  |  October 26, 2012

Let's see action

Last call for the sonic mayhem of HANK SINATRA JR. , ELECTRIC EEL SHOCK , and NYC's PEELANDER-Z at Firehouse 13 (401.270.1801) on THURSDAY (the 11th), priming the palate for another steady weekend of live action.
From Stray Birds to Mighty Good Boys
By CHRIS CONTI  |  October 12, 2012

Friday the 13th fun and much more!

Last call for local singer-songwriter JESSE LIAM performing at Sidebar Bistro (401.421.7200) on THURSDAY (the 12th).
Get lucky
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 13, 2012

More fireworks(1)

This typically-quiet stretch of summer on the live circuit still boasts some nice highlights for the upcoming week.
From Galvanize to Skid Row!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 06, 2012


Hit the streets

Action all over on FRIDAY (the 1st): Legendary N'awlins ensemble the DIRTY DOZEN BRASS BAND blows through the Narrows Center for the Arts in Fall Reeve (508.324.1926), MOGA whips up the waterfront jams at the Ocean Mist in Matunuck (401.782.3740), an
And plan ahead for DudeSmash!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  June 01, 2012

From Big Rush to Tig & Bean

Last call for local rap crew REZIZTANZE at Fête (401.383.1112) or SARAH & THE TALL BOYS at Cady's Tavern (401.568.4102) on THURSDAY (the 26th).
Now hear this
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  April 27, 2012

So much to do

On FRIDAY (the 9th), stop by the Armory in East Greenwich for a Toys for Tots bash led by TONY JONES & THE CRETIN 3 , THE REVEREND BASTIEN , and more; the all-ages shindig includes a "junk food buffet" with the $10 door donation.
No excuses — get out there!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 09, 2011

Two great freebies

Last call to catch local country-punk heroes GIRL HAGGARD in action at the Met on THURSDAY (the 17th), where Mandy Allan (voted best female vocalist in our 2011 music poll) and the boys open for Nashville Pussy and Supersuckers (wow).
Plus, last chance for What Cheer? in ’11
By CHRIS CONTI  |  November 18, 2011

Pro-Fusion

On THURSDAY (the 29th), the Spot Underground hosts PC alums and "waterslide rock" specialists LAST ONE OUT .
Rice Cakes, Coma Coma, more in Warren
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 30, 2011


Sounds of the city

Last call for THURSDAY (the 18th) for Brooklyn honky-tonkers THE SWEETBACK SISTERS playing the Towers in Narragansett ($15, 7 pm), leading into a busy stretch of great local shows.
The Providence Music Fest, and more
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  August 19, 2011
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75orLess Records and the Apartment's jam-packed celebration

Be sure to get to the Apartment ("where Jake's usedta be") on Saturday, where the mighty 75orLess Records will set up shop for a dual-anniversary bash.
It's a bash!
By CHRIS CONTI  |  July 22, 2011

Girls rockin'!

Start your weekend by supporting the 2ND ANNUAL GIRLS ROCK! CAMP SHOWCASE at the Hope Artiste Village Solarium (next to the Met) on FRIDAY (the 15th) at 6 pm, with six bands (all ages 11-18) debuting original songs.
Plus, Zombified Vermin + Dwarves!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 15, 2011

July — already?!?

Last call for THE DOWN & OUTS , THIS IS A MOVEMENT , and the return of COMA COMA to the Met on THURSDAY (the 30th).
Catch these musical fireworks
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  July 01, 2011

Some fun at the Spot

The Schemers kick off the summer
The Schemers kick off the summer
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  June 24, 2011


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Photos: Best Music Poll 2011 Awards Party at the Met

Providence Phoenix staffers present  Best Music Poll awards  to local bands at the Met on June 14, 2011.
The Met Cafe | June 14, 2011
By RICHARD MCCAFFREY  |  June 17, 2011

It's BMP party time!

Action all over on FRIDAY (the 10th) includes: THE BARR BROTHERS (2/3 of the Slip) along with BOO CITY at Firehouse 13 ($12, 401.270.1801).
Plus, the return of Sexcoffee
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  June 10, 2011

Three-day weekend!!!

Last call for a good one at the wildly-popular Whiskey Republic on THURSDAY (the 26th) (401.588.5158) with SHARKS COME CRUISIN' and Irish folk rockers THE BIBLECODE SUNDAYS (singer/guitarist Ronan MacManus is the brother of Elvis Costello); call 40
No sleep 'til Monday
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  May 27, 2011

Freebies with Six Star, The McGunks, more!

A fistful of freebies start on Friday.
The nice price
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  April 22, 2011

4.20 @ the Firehouse

Benefit gigs worth seeking include an early-bird THURSDAY (the 14th) at Firehouse 13 (doors at 5 pm, 401.270.1801) with (multiple) BMP nominees TOWER & THE FOOL (ex-members of Hot Rod CIrcuit and Therefore I Am).
Plus, plenty of BMP noms
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  April 15, 2011


Last call(1)

Last call for ALEC K. REDFEARN and ALLYSEN CALLERY at the Speakeasy Under Local 121 (401.454.4581) tonight (the 24th), leading into a nice helping of local legends this weekend.
Music news
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  March 25, 2011

Off the couch

On FRIDAY (the 18th), mosey on over to the Coffee Depot in Warren (401.608.2553) and check out high-quality roots-rock newcomers REVEREND BASTIEN , while over in East Provy, JERI & THE JEEPSTERS hit Mulhearn's (no cover, call 401.438.9292).
Music news
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  March 18, 2011

In like a lion

Let the madness begin on FRIDAY (the 25th) when D.R.I. , P.O.W. , THE DOOSH BAGS , THE PARAPLEGICS , and more invade Club Hell (8 pm, 401.709.3923).
Arcing in the Bucket, the Inclined return
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  February 25, 2011

The Mcgunks and the James Family Benefit

On FRIDAY (the 28th), the 201 presents feisty garage-rock fun with THE FABULOUS ITCHIES , THE DIVIDERS , and ATLANTIC THRILLS (401.454.4581).
Weekending
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 28, 2011
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37 things to do before finals

You're back from the holiday break and are ready to fill in the social calendar that stretches from here to the end of the semester. Check out these entries and get ready to get busy .
Where the fun is
By CHRIS CONTI  |  January 28, 2011


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Six Star General kick up some serious sludge on Six

"The wah is dead," Six Star General guitarist Kyle Jackson acknowledges early on during the first of two CD release shows last weekend at the Apartment.
Commanding your attention
By CHRIS CONTI  |  January 21, 2011

Put the shovel away

High-powered punk starts your FRIDAY (the 14th) as Firehouse 13 hosts BRUNT OF IT with ASHERS and others (401.270.1801), while VIOLENT HISTORY (ex-Rhythmafia), THE USUAL SUSPECTS , THE PARAPLEGICS , THE MIDNIGHT CREEPS , and more invade Club H
A double dose of Six Star General
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  January 14, 2011
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The best local discs of '10

'Twas an incredible (and incredibly diverse) year for Rhody-based musical acts, and formulating a Top 10 of 2010 was no easy task as we plunged into the archives and dug up some of our favorite LPs from the past 12 months.
Mix it up
By CHRIS CONTI  |  December 24, 2010

The weekender

A busy FRIDAY (the 17th) includes TONY JONES & THE CRETIN 3 , GRAVESIDE SERVICE , and YOUR MOMMA'S TRASH among the acts hosting a "Very Twisted Xmas Party" at Blaze's Billiards in West Warwick; 21+ and $5 at the door, call 401.615.7677.
A "very twisted XMas" and beyond!
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  December 17, 2010